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# oconnell-street - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Dublin could be getting its very own chocolate museum
# Sweeeeet
From The Daily Edge
# Sweeeeet

Dublin could be getting its very own chocolate museum

Nov 28th 2013, 5:39 PM 2,379 Views 1 Comment

A very tasty prospect.

# oconnell-street - Monday 11 November, 2013

Woman hospitalised after face slashed in O’Connell Street attack
# Dublin
# Dublin

Woman hospitalised after face slashed in O’Connell Street attack

Nov 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 67,402 Views 220 Comments

It happened beside Clerys at around 8pm last night.

# oconnell-street - Friday 8 November, 2013

In time for Christmas: Clerys set to reopen on 21 November
# Reopening
# Reopening

In time for Christmas: Clerys set to reopen on 21 November

Nov 8th 2013, 12:38 PM 13,021 Views 35 Comments

The department store has been shut since it was damaged in flooding four months ago.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

The mystery of the girl found on O'Connell Street: what we know
# Identified
# Identified

The mystery of the girl found on O'Connell Street: what we know

Nov 6th 2013, 7:36 AM 52,766 Views 117 Comments

Australian police have been drawn into the investigation after the girl was identified last night, almost one month after she was found in Dublin.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Watch: Gerry Adams talks the Seanad, Dáil reform and Budget 2014
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Watch: Gerry Adams talks the Seanad, Dáil reform and Budget 2014

Sep 14th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,263 Views 87 Comments

The Sinn Féin president says that his party will “ferociously argue” against budget measures that would “heap the burden” on families and carers.

# oconnell-street - Friday 13 September, 2013

'I can't kiss you on the lips': Little talk of Seanad as Gerry Adams canvasses in Dublin
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

'I can't kiss you on the lips': Little talk of Seanad as Gerry Adams canvasses in Dublin

Sep 13th 2013, 12:34 PM 13,117 Views 180 Comments

The Sinn Féin president was popular as he walked the streets this morning but people were more interested in getting their picture with him than discussing the upper house.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Eminem's new video features a fight outside Dr Quirkey's in Dublin
# Good Time Emporium
From The Daily Edge
# Good Time Emporium

Eminem's new video features a fight outside Dr Quirkey's in Dublin

Sep 10th 2013, 9:04 AM 3,278 Views 1 Comment

Yes, our very own Good Time Emporium pops up in Berzerk.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations
# 1913 Lockout
# 1913 Lockout

Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations

Aug 31st 2013, 7:15 AM 6,590 Views 28 Comments

President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Do you remember photographer Arthur Fields of O'Connell Bridge?
# Man On Bridge
# Man On Bridge

Do you remember photographer Arthur Fields of O'Connell Bridge?

Aug 18th 2013, 9:15 AM 23,737 Views 33 Comments

Fields took more than 185,000 photos of people on O’Connell Street and bridge from the 1930s-1980s – and a documentary-maker wants to track those pics.

# oconnell-street - Friday 16 August, 2013

13-year-old Sean Hynes found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

13-year-old Sean Hynes found safe and well

Aug 16th 2013, 7:42 PM 18,619 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí had asked for the public’s assistance in finding the teenager.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Dublin retailers angered over plans for 1913 Lockout commemorations
# 1913 Lockout
# 1913 Lockout

Dublin retailers angered over plans for 1913 Lockout commemorations

Aug 15th 2013, 9:25 AM 11,361 Views 52 Comments

O’Connell Street is due to be closed for one full day on 31 August 2013.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?
# Caption This
# Caption This

Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?

Jul 25th 2013, 3:45 PM 16,195 Views 91 Comments

What do you reckon?

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise's 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos)
# Tom Cruise
From The Daily Edge
# Tom Cruise

Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise's 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos)

Apr 3rd 2013, 9:26 PM 34,382 Views 115 Comments

Far and away (geddit?!) the best 24 hours you can have in Ireland…

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Two incidents involving Luas in Dublin city centre
# Crash
# Crash

Two incidents involving Luas in Dublin city centre

Jan 9th 2013, 12:52 PM 23,058 Views 127 Comments

Five people, including the driver of one Luas, have been taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 22 December, 2012

PICS: Tribute to slain Alan Ryan in O'Connell Street protest
# Banner
# Banner

PICS: Tribute to slain Alan Ryan in O'Connell Street protest

Dec 22nd 2012, 3:29 PM 21,247 Views 70 Comments

The face of the murdered dissident republican appears on banner in Dublin today during protest about prisoners’ rights.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Guineys workers still in limbo over pensions
# Closed Down
# Closed Down

Guineys workers still in limbo over pensions

Nov 25th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,646 Views 15 Comments

Many of the workers who lost their job when Guiney & Co closed down in September had more than 25 years service – but now their pension remains up in the air.

# oconnell-street - Friday 23 November, 2012

Christmas jumper world record attempt in Dublin... here's some inspiration
# Gammy
From The Daily Edge
# Gammy

Christmas jumper world record attempt in Dublin... here's some inspiration

Nov 23rd 2012, 6:23 PM 20,074 Views 17 Comments

Geansaís galore.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Column: Miracle on O’Connell St – what the Clerys rescue says about Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Miracle on O’Connell St – what the Clerys rescue says about Ireland

Sep 30th 2012, 8:40 AM 24 Views 16 Comments

An institution was saved – which just goes to show how badly Irish homeowners are being treated in comparison, writes Arthur Doohan.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 29 September, 2012

PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march  in Dublin city centre
# Abortion
# Abortion

PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march in Dublin city centre

Sep 29th 2012, 7:36 PM 17,857 Views 332 Comments

‘Several thousand’ people are believed to have taken part in the march which called on the government to change Ireland’s abortion laws.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions
# Shop Closure
# Shop Closure

Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions

Sep 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 16,125 Views 71 Comments

The employees found out about the shop closure after a phone call on Monday telling them not to come into work the next day.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

So exactly WHICH Guineys is closing down?
# Dublin Institution
# Dublin Institution

So exactly WHICH Guineys is closing down?

Sep 18th 2012, 12:34 PM 20,193 Views 36 Comments

There are three (count ‘em!) separate stores with the name Guineys on Dublin’s Talbot St – but which one is closing down?

Clerys taken over, saving 350 jobs - but Guineys is to close
# Dublin Institution
# Dublin Institution

Clerys taken over, saving 350 jobs - but Guineys is to close

Sep 18th 2012, 8:29 AM 8,973 Views 43 Comments

Clerys was sold to an American private equity group last night, just hours after it was placed into receivership.

# oconnell-street - Monday 17 September, 2012

Psychoactive drugs worth over €800,000 seized in Waterford
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Psychoactive drugs worth over €800,000 seized in Waterford

Sep 17th 2012, 5:49 PM 7,406 Views 19 Comments

A 32-year-old man has been arrested after being caught in possession of the drugs.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Varadkar wants to install Wi-Fi across all public transport in 2013
# Wireless Travel
# Wireless Travel

Varadkar wants to install Wi-Fi across all public transport in 2013

Aug 28th 2012, 7:23 PM 9,193 Views 77 Comments

The Minister has set the target as trials are carried out on some bus and tram services this year.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Charity runners cross the finish line 40 hours after setting off on 126-mile challenge
# Challenge 126
From The42
# Challenge 126

Charity runners cross the finish line 40 hours after setting off on 126-mile challenge

Apr 28th 2012, 2:49 PM 533 Views 0 Comments

Brian Maher and Mike Sheridan took some time out from their entertainment day-jobs to jog from Limerick to Dublin.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 26 April, 2012

A grand soft day: Entertainers lace up for 126-mile run in aid of Special Olympics Ireland
# Five Alive
From The42
# Five Alive

A grand soft day: Entertainers lace up for 126-mile run in aid of Special Olympics Ireland

Apr 26th 2012, 7:35 PM 3,959 Views 6 Comments

DJ and movie critic team up for a fund-raising, endurance jog. Nice weather for it too.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 8 April, 2012

In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising
# 1916
# 1916

In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising

Apr 8th 2012, 3:52 PM 7,155 Views 43 Comments

The Taoiseach and the President were amongst those at the event outside the GPO in Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

President and Taoiseach to attend ceremony marking 1916 Rising
# 1916
# 1916

President and Taoiseach to attend ceremony marking 1916 Rising

Apr 8th 2012, 9:55 AM 3,273 Views 80 Comments

A ceremony will take place outside the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin later today.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Grafton Street in Dublin to be repaved in new colours
# Makeover
# Makeover

Grafton Street in Dublin to be repaved in new colours

Mar 6th 2012, 2:30 PM 9,817 Views 97 Comments

The capital’s iconic shopping street will be completely resurfaced and the red brickwork replaced with granite.

# oconnell-street - Monday 23 January, 2012

Man rescued from River Liffey in Dublin city centre
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man rescued from River Liffey in Dublin city centre

Jan 23rd 2012, 1:06 PM 4,915 Views 14 Comments

Two units of the Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue late last night.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932
# Old School
# Old School

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932

Jan 11th 2012, 6:05 PM 8,128 Views 23 Comments

Check out this 1932 video of the legendary department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street, including the bargain basement, the ‘gay and lively’ café – and a mechanical zoo…

# oconnell-street - Thursday 20 October, 2011

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi
# Libyans In Ireland
# Libyans In Ireland

In pictures: Libyans in Ireland celebrate the death of Gaddafi

Oct 20th 2011, 9:58 PM 1,319 Views 24 Comments

O’Connell Street has been the scene of celebration for Libyans living in Ireland tonight.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Road closure on Dublin's south quay after pedestrian hit by truck
# Roads
# Roads

Road closure on Dublin's south quay after pedestrian hit by truck

Oct 19th 2011, 11:27 AM 1,900 Views 3 Comments

Bus routes in the city have been affected by the closure.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Limerick shop employee tied up during attempted robbery
# Robbery
# Robbery

Limerick shop employee tied up during attempted robbery

Aug 9th 2011, 2:34 PM 580 Views 0 Comments

Two attackers were apparently disturbed before taking anything from the Vodafone store, and fled the scene on foot.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank
# Taxi Drivers
# Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank

Jun 16th 2011, 6:38 PM 1,239 Views 19 Comments

The pressure on cabbies to make a living in an increasingly crowded industry is also driving some to suicide.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Twenty-one arrests in city centre as Queen visits Garden of Remembrance
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Twenty-one arrests in city centre as Queen visits Garden of Remembrance

May 17th 2011, 4:56 PM 9,307 Views 0 Comments

“All hell breaks loose” on Dorset Street as the Queen arrives to lay a wreath to Irish republicans at the Garden of Remembrance.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Ceremony held to mark 95th anniversary of Easter Rising
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Ceremony held to mark 95th anniversary of Easter Rising

Apr 24th 2011, 1:57 PM 1,568 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny and president Mary McAleese took part in the ceremony to mark the 95th anniversary of the Easter Rising on Dublin’s O’Connell Street earlier today.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 2 December, 2010

In pictures: gas explosion strikes O'Connell Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

In pictures: gas explosion strikes O'Connell Street

Dec 2nd 2010, 4:36 PM 1,208 Views 0 Comments

As the capital city sees hours of constant snowfall, Café Kylemore is hit by a gas blast.